Procurement Clerk


North Chicago, Illinois

a month ago

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Procurement Clerk
North Chicago, Illinois

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Job Description

Job Title: Procurement Clerk
Duration: 6 Months
Location: North Chicago, IL (60064)
Shift: 8 am – 5 pm
The Clerk Specialist applies experience and procurement knowledge to execute procurement best practices and execute tactics across Global Procurement Services. Work with internal and external customers, and the Divisions to process requests and drive high levels of customer service. The position will be responsible for processing requests, Identify, research, and evaluate suppliers that meet the organization's standards of price, quality, timing, and reliability of supply. Proactively seek innovative ways to improve the procurement processes, cycle times, and customer service levels Full understanding of the "One Procurement" strategies. Strong knowledge and project work across multiple categories that impact the team positively. Works within defined processes and procedures and may help determine appropriate approaches for change.

· First line responder; pivots between strategy, operations and transactional procurement
· Drive a defined Source to Pay process flow globally
· Execute against category strategies and work in the guidance of strategic category leaders
· Develop and drive contract processes within a Contract Technology Platform
· Develop and drive catalog strategies within a Catalog Technology Platform
· Manage SOWs/RFI's/Ordering documents. Assist with supplier selection
· Execute ad-hoc/one off buys
· Educate on existing solutions and enable performance and tech tools development
· Drive continuous improvement of global procurement processes and tools
· Communicate and drive change globally as a change champion within the Regional Procurement
Operations organization and Source to Pay Technology platform
· Lead resolution on issues within Source to Pay technology improvements.
· Enable supplier integration and KPI's
· Drive savings outcomes
· Collaboration with functions, divisions and global procurement teams
· Create and implement RFPs.
· Drive Key Performance Indicators and Value Metrics
· Performs routine professional-based activities and contribute to and manage some projects.
· Communicate with appropriate departments to clarify request and obtain appropriate
supporting documentation for the purchase
· Implement agreed purchasing strategies for category globally
· Seek and support business relationships with diverse suppliers globally
· Meet regularly with divisional customers and support functions to ensure good customer
satisfaction and continuous improvement
· Exhibit cultural awareness with foreign business entities
· Seek, develop, and maintain business relationships with suppliers, clients and customers.
· Lead business to adopt change within global procurement
· Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional policies and procedures.
· Executes against the goals set by the Regional Procurement Operations team.
· Seek innovative ways to maintain and improve procurement processes, cycle times, total
acquisition costs, and customer service levels.

· Bachelor’s Degree
· 1-3 years of Procurement experience.
· Source to Pay Process Understanding

· Functional experience.
· Strong people skills
· Strong problem-solving skills
· Self-Starter
· Skilled in spreadsheet programs
· Good communication skills (written and verbal)
· Good interdisciplinary, intercultural, influence, and networking skills 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $25.00/hr.